• Since 2007, 74 winners from around the world have been awarded
  • One of the Arab World's most prestigious and well-funded prizes
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Young Author Award

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen Syrian Arab Republic Architecture Of The Ottoman Mosques

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen – Syria
Translation Award

Althat a'inha Ka'khr, Translated From french by the philosopher paul Ricoeur

Dr. Georges Zinaty – Lebanon
Young Author Award

The Future of International relations, from civilizations conflict to humanitarian civilization and peace Culture.

Mohammed Sa’di – Morocco
Young Author Award

Permanence and Deception: Post-Colonial Discourse in the Contemporary Arab Criticism” [Al Rasees Wal Mukhatala – Khitab Ma b’d Al Coloniyalyya fil Naqd Al Arabi Al Mu’aser]

Dr. Rami Abu Shihab – Jordan
Publishing and Technology Award

The publishing house which has published significant works for all age groups

Arab Scientific Publishers Inc. – Lebanon
Arabic Culture in Other Languages Award

Arabian-Naito to Nihon-Jin (The Arabian Nights and the Japanese)

Sugita Hideaki – Japan
Translation Award

Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy (Palace Walk, Palace of Desire and Sugar Street)

Hanawa Haruo – Japan
Literature Award

Majaneen bait lahem (The Fools of Bethlehem)

Osama Alaysa – Palestine

Latest News

Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Children’s Literature’ (2018-2019)

The Award’s 13th edition selects 10 titles out of 168 nominations Abu Dhabi, November 14, 2018: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its longlist for the “Children’s Literature" Categ...

13th Edition of Sheikh Zayed Book Award records 1,500 nominations exceeding previous years

Abu Dhabi, October 23, 2018: Following the conclusion of nominations for the 13th edition of Sheikh Zayed Book Award, the Reading Panels convened to filter out the submissions. A total of 1500 works w...

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Holds Cultural Seminar in Milan

‘Arab-Italian Literature Dialogue’ seminar at Villa Necchi Campiglio included introducing the Award’s Translation Fund to the Italian market Abu Dhabi, 08 October 2018: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award ...

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